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FOX
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
to give them an opportunity to become official members of of our police force. >> president obama condemned the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy and vowed to seekious for those responsible for the killings. a u.s. fill tells reuters there had been at least one specific warning about possible unrest following the airing of the anticipate-muslim movie on an arabic talk show last week. that warning though was not considered alarming. that is the latest here in the newsroom. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney continued to focus on battleground states and numbers show every campaign stop will count. >> a new poll of voters in virginia, florida and ohio gives president obama the lead in all three states. in virginia, it is the five- point lead, 49% to romney's 44%. and it is the same in florida. in ohio, president obama has a 7% emover romney utah numbers change when it comes to who voters think will do a better job of handling the economy n virginia, it's tie with president obama and romney both getting 45%. in florida, mr. o
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
>>> protect takes to the stage at the democratic national convention. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. states. >> we'll have more of last night's big speech and a look ahead at tonight's address from president obama including details on a last-minute change of venue. fox 5 news continues right now. >>> live look outside right now. it is thursday, september 6th, as we bring the week to a close. one more day, friday, and then it is the weekend. >> yeah. >> happy thursday. >> happy thursday. >> happy friday eve. >> i know all the kids are back in school. it certainly feels like summer. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i never heard that term before, friday eve. >> i think julie wright. ed that phrase. >> she did? >> we look forward to the friday because then we know we can sleep. >> for some of us who work on the weekend. >> that's true. we're glad you're here with us. >> turn is on vacation and let's take a look now at satellite-radar composite and show you what is going on there. some of you are see ago few light showers that are
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
national convention. but along with president obama's supporters are his critics as anti-obama demonstrators gather. >> these democrats are not what they seem and people have to understand that. and that is the message i'm bringing. >> reporter: the president's team laying out the case for a second term and framing gop presidential nominee mitt romney's approach to the economy as a return to republican policies of the past. >> what mitt romney is going to offer america is top down, trail trickle down fairy dust. it didn't work then. it is not going to work now. >> reporter: president obama continuing the theme while speaking to students at the university of olympic olympic sunday giving this critique of last week's republican national convention. >> despite all challenge that we face in this new century, what they offered over those three days was an agenda that was better suited for the last century. it was a rerun. it been on nick at nite. we've seen it before. you might as well have watched to a black and white tv with some rabbit ears. >> reporter: president obama will acce
FOX
Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
libya. >>> president obama says the atta film was simply an excuse for the deadly attack in libya. he said extremists took advantage of the anger directed at the video. he said, it's not clear if al qaeda was behind the acan at that -- attack. >>> president obama will be holding an event at phizner stadium in woodbridge. the president also participated in an immigration forum. the president answered questions from the moderator and audience members. >> the issue here for voters, whose vision best represents the aspirations, not just of the latino community, but of all americans who believe that we are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants? and that candidate, i believe, is talking to you right now. >> more than 20 million hispanic americans are expected to vote this year. >>> mitt romney will tout his economic plan in the state with the highest unemployment rate, nevada. the presidential nominee will hold a fund-raiser and a public rally in las vegas. he campaigned in florida yesterday, where he told supporters that president obama had given up on the job. >> we face a washingto
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> shooting for progress of the united states. >> president obama back out on the campaign trail today just hour after peeking at the democratic national convention. >> here at home, another deadly case of west nile virus. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> straight up 6:00 on this friday, september 7th. good morning, everyone. take live look over washington, de. temperatures in the 70s. a little bit of humidity still hanging around out there. we'll check in with gwen in just a little bit. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we'll get to weather and traffic in just a moment. president obama addressed the democratic national convention. let's go live fox's nicole collins in charlotte with the latest for us. >> good morning. the president made the argument that he rescued the economy from disaster and that the recovery would be compromised for a republican ends up in the white house. president obama making his case to voters that america is on the road to economic recovery but he needs more time to make it happen. >> it will take more than a few ye
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
weekend on the campaign trail. president obama just returned from a stop in the swing state of florida on zipped. his republican challenger attended church with his family in massachusetts. -- of florida on sunday. new polls show the president got a bounce from the democratic convention and now leads romney by about five percentage points. >>> meanwhile, congress gets back to work this week following its summer recess. a vote is expected soon to temporarily extend current government spending levels. the extension would last for the next six months delaying talk of more cuts beyond the november election. >>> another big story we are following. he is a former navy seal who took part in the raid that led to the death of osama bin laden. and if the first time, he is talking about the book that has made him the source of much controversy. now, he wrote no easy day under the pen name marcoen and for security ropes, his appearance and voice were altered in last night's interview to cbs' 60 minutes. >> this operation was one ever of the most significant operations in u.s. history and it is som
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
lady michelle obama will take to the podium. >> we'll head live to north carolina for a preview. plus, melanie alnwick is following the big story here at home. >> it will be a busy day on northern virginia roads as students head back to school but there are big concerns in one school system about how the students are going to get there. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning to you. it is tuesday, september 4th, happy tuesday. you know, we've got a lot of school districts in northern virginia going back for the first day of school today. en is getting back in the mix. also, a lot of traffic because of what is happening with schools and everything going on, holidays over. everybody is back to work. everybody is back to school. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. since everyone is going back, they want to know what is the weather going to be like. it will be a humid one for them, tucker. >> yes, offy to ahumid start. we'll be humid later today, tonight. >> like you never left your summer vacation. >> the summer weather stick around even though everybody i
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
obama took the stage. >> we must work like never before and we must once again come together. >> making an emotional case for her husband to lead the nation for four more years. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning to you. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it is wednesday, the 5th day of september. we are inching closer and closer to care's -- to sarah's favorite time of the year. >> it is i big day here on fox 5 morning news. take a look. this is a live picture from the howard university college of medicine where, in a short time, a thousand d.c. residents will be getting free physicals thanks to dr. oz. now, we do want to point out all of today's participants are preregistered. so the physicals will be given only to those who already signed up. we'll be live at howard all morning long and we'll check in with holly morris in just a few minutes to see how things are going on down there. we a the live picture a little bit ago and it looks kind of eerie rie e ar. >> is it a little darker now. >> i know what you're trueing to ask. >> we'll show you we've got a fe
FOX
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
at all u.s. embassies. last night, president obama spoke with those in libya and egypt urging them to keep the diplomats safe. in libya, u.s. intelligence officials do believe the attack in benghazi may have been preplanned. an al-qaeda video released monday called for revenge for the killing of al-qaeda's number two earlier this year. he was from libya and some believe the video may have been the trigger giving the go ahead for the attacks. ambassador chris stevens, who you just saw there and sean smith and three other americans were killed. three others wounded also when the consulate was fire bombed. president obama strongly condemned the attack. >> this was an attack by a small and savage group, not the people or government of libya. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we are work with the government of libya to secure our diplomats. of i have avenue also directed my administering to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. >> protests continue in cairo, egypt. protest are danced, ignite fires and clashed
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
show the republican presidential nominee trailing president obama in both states. romney will begin the day in another state in colorado. he'll campaign in pueblo, colorado. romney held this rally yesterday in denver, which will host the first presidential debate next week. this ad starts airing today in ohio. the obama campaign is launching it, and it criticizes mitt romney over his comments about americans who don't pay income tax. the ad suggests romney come clean about the taxes he's paid in the past. it's a clear indication the obama campaign will make his republican opponent's finances a key issue in the coming weeks. >>> today the maryland public service commission will hold a hearing about a policy that allows utility companies to bill customers during the first 24 hours of a power outage. the commission is examining whether utilities should be banned from collecting the money. utilities have previously been allowed to charge customers throughout extended out ge ageo. in january the policy was changed to allow charge only during the first 24 hours of the storm but customers
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
after the hour. president obama and mitt romney focusing on two battleground states this week, ohio and virginia. both candidates will campaign today in ohio. romney will continue his bus tour in columbus and toledo. the president will speak at two ohio colleges, bowling green and kent state. romney will be in our area tomorrow with an event at american legion post in springfield. and president obama will be in virginia beach. >>> the supreme court agreed to take up a drunk driving case to decide whether police can force suspected offenders into a blood test without a search warrant. it ces as a man in missouri failed a drunk driving test and refused to take a breth liathal. the police drove him to the hospital for a blood test without getting a search warrant. >>> today pepco is expected to vote on a contract proposal for some of its workers. if the deal is rejected, union workers could go on strike. in the meantime, the d.c. public service commission will vote on a potential rate hike today. last night dozens of customers upset about the possible hike staged a protest at pepco hea
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
some choice words for president obama this morning? >>> the teachers strike in chicago stretch into his a third day. an update on where negotiations stand right now when fox 5 morning news continues. society the courthouse is denying a report in the israeli press that president obama is refusing to meet with prime minister netanyahu in new york later this month. he is sounding new alarms over the prospect of an iranian nuclear weapon and wants to meet with president obama on the sidelines of the u.n.'s annual summit on september thatth. but the prime minister does not arrive until the 1th. president obama did speak with netanyahu for an hour on the phone last night. >>> about 350,000 students in chicago will miss a third straight day of class because of teachers strike. thousands of teachers marched through the streets of chicago yesterday. the two sides met for more than 10 hours but are still at a stalemate over issues like performance evaluations and the recall rights no laid off teachers. talk are expected to resume at 11:00 this morning. >>> coming up next, president obama and repu
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
.com. >>> mitt romney and president obama are both in florida today looking to win over some of the hispanic vote. last night, romney took part in a forum with univision. he took back some of the comments he made on a hidden camera video about the 47% of more thanes who he says don't pay income tax. >> my campaign is about the 100% of america, and i'm concerned about them. i'm concerned about the fact that over the past four years, life has become harder for americans. more people have fallen into poverty. >> romney also spoke out about health care and ill inauguration policy. >> president obama will attend the same forum hosted by univision today and he may face some tough questions about his own economic vision. nbc news has obtained a 1998 video that republicans now plan to use of then state senator barack obama talking about how the make government more efficient. >> i think the trick is figuring out how to restructure government systems that pool resources and hence facilitate summary distribution, because i actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level, to make sure that e
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
it is for peaceful purposes and he's not worried about threats from western powers. >>> this morning president obama will speak to the united nations general assembly. this is video from two years ago. the white house says the president will discuss several foreign policy issues, including violent protests in the middle east. mitt romney is criticizing the president for referring to that violence as, quote, bumps in the road on the path to peace. suggesting the president is downplaying the crisis. >>> meanwhile, romney is campaigning in ohio today and tomorrow. his bus tour through the buckeye state will focus on energy and trade. romney spent yesterday in another battleground state, colorado. ohio may be key to his white house hopes. no republican has lost there and won that election. he'll campaign alongside running mate paul ryan in ohio. >>> joe biden is in virginia today. and president obama will visit virginia beach on thursday. the only states visited more are florida and ohio. >>> a student-athlete in fauquier county is being remembered this morning after being killed on his way to l skoo. f
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
-66 as you make your way eastbound. no accidents to report, though. >>> president obama and mitt romney will once again campaign in virginia today. romney will be in our area. he has an event scheduled at the american legion post 176 in springfield. doors will open at 10:30 this morning. the event starts at 11:50. the president will be in virginia beach where he will hold a rally for about 20,000 supporters. >> both candidates spent yesterday in ohio. the president spoke at two colleges. his republican opponent visited several cities, including cleveland. romney held a town hall meeting there to discuss jobs and the economy. >> you can be extraordinarily eloquent and describe all the wonderful things you can do, but when you cut through the words, you can look at the record, and when you can see policies that have not created the jobs america needs, then you know it's time to choose a new leader. >> look, i don't believe we can get very far with leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims who never take responsibility for their own lives. >> president obama holds
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
over to you. >>> 6:02. president obama is ed leading i some of the states that could decide this year's election. he leads mitt romney in new hampshire. that's according to the latest nbc news/marist poll. he also has a 2% lead in nevada and north carolina. that's within the poll's margin of error, which is 3.1%. >>> president obama and mitt romney expected to call benjamin netanyahu today, who is in the united states right now. the president has been criticized for not meeting with the israeli prime minister. yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton sat down with him, though, in new york. >>> mitt romney will focus on fund-raising tonight. he hopes to bring in $7.5 million for his campaign at two events in the boston area. romney spent yesterday campaigning in northern virginia. he met with veterans and their families in springfield. romney trails the president in virginia in recent polls. he hopes next week's first presidential debate will give him some momentum going forward. >> you don't have a great opportunity with debates to talk about my vision, vision for the country. the
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
the government, but it is a very different kind of help than what president obama wants to provide. economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in creating sustained prosperitynd lifting people out of poverty." >> we are also hearing president obama's view of romney's comments for the first time this morning. the president reacted to the hidden camera video last night on "the late show with david letterman." >> one of the things i've learned as president is you represent the entire country. when i meet republicans as i'm traveling around the country, they are hard working family people who care deeply about this country. >> letterman reminded the president that in 2008 he was caught on camera saying pennsylvanians love their guns and religion. the president said he realized his mistake and quickly apologized for it. >>> a washington post survey said that more than half the voters approve of the job the president is doing. >>> paul ryan will try to gain back some ground today. he'll visit danville for a rally at piedmont precision machine factory. the small town in virg
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning. president obama and the first lady will observe a moment of silence on the south launch the white house and then they will take a helicopter here to the pentagon for a september 11th ceremony here as well. let's take you back to that day. american airlines flight 77 left dulles at 8:20 in the morning. it was supposed to go to last instead, five hijackers took over plane, turned it around and crashed no t. into the pentagon at 9:37:00 a.m. killing the crew of sick and all 53 passengers as well as the hijackers. the plane hit the building on the first floor level. one section of the building collapsed. 125 workers here that day were also killed. the pentagon memorial was completed and open to the public in 2008, the seventh anniversary of the attacks. it is usually open around the clock but it will be closed this morning for the ceremonies marking september 11th with the president and the first lady. defense secretary leon panetta will be in charge of those ceremonies this morning. here is a look at how things are going to go. president obama
FOX
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
asia. >>> both presidential campaigns are on the move today. president obama will head to ohio making stops in columbus and cincinnati. ohio is a key swing state. the newest nbc news/wall street journal/marist poll shows the president leads mitt romney by seven points in that state. >> romney will travel to the west coast today. the republican presidential nominee will address the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. he'll also discuss his immigration policy, saying he wants fair and enforceable laws that will stop illegal immigrants from entering the u.s. >>> a deadly plane crash forced both campaigns to cancel events in colorado this weekend. the plane crashed at the pueblo memorial airport yesterday morning, shutting down two of the airport's three runways. the pilot was killed in the crash. romney was to hold a campaign rally yesterday afternoon. the president's campaign had an event scheduled at a local steel workers union. >>> today the obama administration will demand a stricter review of china's taxes on american made cars. they plan to ask the world trade organization
FOX
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
to schedule. >>> president obama will be in new york today partying it up with music heavyweights jay-z and beyonce. the three are throwing a fund-raiser at jay-z's 4040 club. the president will be in our area on friday, holding a rally at the fitz center. tickets are first come first served. you can head to news 4's facebook page to find out where to get tickets. paul ryan also in virginia the next two days, trying to swing the commonwealth for republicans. he's scheduled to speak at newport university in newport news tonight. tomorrow he'll speak at a manufacturing company in danvil danville. ryan was in virginia last week. he visited harrisonburg and roanoke on friday. >>> romney is in damage control mode today after controversial comments. the video was taken at a private fund-raiser in may and first obtained by liberal magazine "mother jones" and then nbc news. >> for the past three years all everybody's been told is don't worry, we'll take care of you. how are you going to do it six months before the election to convince people to take care of themselves? >> 47% of the people wh
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